Lead Software Engineer - CI Infrastructure

San Mateo, California, United States /
Development – Engineering - Americas /
Mid-Senior Level
/ On-site
Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world's leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

We are looking for an extremely talented Lead Software Engineer to join our CI Infrastructure Team. You will be part of a global agile group that is responsible for developing, maintaining and scaling our Continuous Integration infrastructure and internal tools that all of our engineers rely on to get their job done. Simply put, this team is mission critical in our Engineering organization. 
In addition to writing code in Go and Ruby, we work with Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Teamcity, AWS, and Google App Engine to build and maintain our state of the art infrastructure that is able to run over 100k tests in under 30 minutes.

Core Responsibilities:

    • Being a hands-on contributor is a key responsibility in this role
    • Being able to write clean, modular, scalable, and quality software is mandatory in this role
    • Design, develop, maintain, and scale Coupa’s CI Infrastructure & Internal Tools
    • Continuously improve and expand our tooling to support our rapidly expanding platform
    • Work directly with our engineering teams to provide support as needed
    • Actively participate in operational design and code review


    • Minimum of 7+ years of software development experience 
    • Minimum of 4+ years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer
    • Expertise in one or more of the following languages: Ruby, Go, Java, Python, or C/C++
    • Experience in designing and dealing with highly scalable systems
    • Proficient in Linux command line and shell scripting
    • Experience with Docker or similar containerization platform
    • Experience working with SQL and NoSQL databases, including MySQL, Redis, MongoDB
    • Capable of leading technical design and direction of new features or projects
    • Capable of working efficiently and delivering on time without significant oversight
    • Experience integrating and maintaining CI tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity, Go CD, Travis
    • Experience working with Amazon AWS, EC2, or similar elastic cloud environments
    • Proficient with source code management systems such as Git and Github
    • Experience working on an agile environment that follows Scrum or other agile methodologies
    • Experience developing and deploying microservices

Extra Consideration:

    • Open-source project contributions
    • Experience creating and/or working with auto-scaling systems
    • Have shown thought leadership via blog posts, publications, and/or conferences
The estimated pay ranges for this role are as follows:
Based in California: $158,500-196,500

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the state.

At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.

We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, a 401(k) match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.